“(We’ve had … a couple of places ask about that,” said Mayor Harry Pierce. The council was unanimous on its vote, with a motion made by Max Mulkey and second by Calvin Watts.
If a majority of residents vote in favor of the pouring license, the council will have to adopt an ordinance and determine the best way to issue license.
“It’s more money for the city,” said Pierce, adding that restaurants who have the beer and wine pouring license would pay a flat fee for the license and a distributor’s fee based on the number of drinks sold.
In other Fairmount news:
The city put its support behind the 2010 Census. The council encouraged everyone to fill out the form. The Fairmount City Library will continue to host testing for census’ jobs on every Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
They also voted to allow the Census Bureau to host training at the Fairmount Community Center.